Being the primary day of the crackdown, drivers had been suggested to take away the ‘G’ stickers from the quantity plates. The motion comes after a lot of drivers had been discovered misusing the ‘G stickers’.
Police mentioned many authorities staff who should not entitled to official autos use their very own autos with the title of their division in large letters caught on the windshield, other than utilizing the ‘G’ sticker on the quantity plate, which is an offence. That is being primarily carried out to evade police checks, to flee after violating a visitors offence or to keep away from paying toll price, a senior police officer mentioned.
The crackdown is at present being carried out within the Adyar, ECR, Taramani, Tambaram, St Thomas Mount, T Nagar, Kodambakkam, Mylapore, Ayanavaram and Triplicane areas.
““We started the crackdown following a number of complaints of misuse of autos. If it’s a authorities registered automobile, the quantity plate itself comes with ‘G’ registration,” further commissioner of police, South N Kannan informed TOI. Whereas personal autos employed by each the state and Central authorities can’t put ‘G’ within the quantity plates, as an alternative they will put up a printed sheet stating ‘automobile on authorities obligation’ on the entrance windshield of the automobile, he mentioned.
As per guidelines, authorities officers can’t put ‘G’ on the quantity plate of their very own autos even when they’re utilizing it for official functions.
Those that use the ‘G’ stickers may be booked on fees of dishonest, and their autos may be impounded, the senior officer mentioned.
Utilizing ‘G’ stickers can appeal to dishonest fees